Diabetes, like high blood pressure, is often a dormant disease which can cause advanced damage before it is diagnosed. It can also cause or aggravate cardiovascular disease (the main cause of death). Diabetes and its complications are the third most common cause of death.
Bone is living tissue. Like all tissues in the body, it is constantly being built up and broken down. So the bones you have now are not the bones you had ten years ago! If you have osteoporosis your bones are no longer as strong as they should be, and your risk of fracture is increased. However, there are many things we can do to strengthen our bones as we get older.
Making changes to your diet and lifestyle is one of the simplest and most effective ways to reduce your risk of heart disease. Most of us know what we need to cut down on (i.e. salt, alocohol, saturated and trans-fats) and out (smoking). Here are some foods you can actually eat more of!
Integrative oncology is all about a more holistic approach to dealing with cancer. Removing the cancer only cannot be a cure because the cancer is the end result of a whole chain of events starting with a dysfunction in the system.
A bout of flu or a cold every year helps to detox the system – believe it or not, it’s actually a good thing! If your health isn’t compromised, and you help your body fight the infection by giving it the rest it needs, you should sail through. But what are the possible complications of colds and flu, and what can you do about them?
Your eyes are precious – you only need to have minor eye problems to have an idea what it must be like to face reduced vision or blindness. Jeanne Viall looks at ways to give nourishment to the eyes, as well as the eyes and various life stages.
It’s estimated that there are between 250 and 350 joints in the human body. This number varies depending on, for example, whether you view the skull as one solid structure or consider the jigsaw pieces that fit together to form it as being linked by joints.
Happy hormones are necessary for good mental and physical health. Yet, we tend to rather abuse these special chemical messengers through an unbalanced lifestyle. Dr Ruth Hull explains how you can pamper and heal your hormones, simply and naturally.
There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis of which osteoarthritis is the most common. This article focuses on how to managing osteoarthritis naturally - its causes, treatment options and preventive measures against further joint damage.